Bishop Gregory is Enthroned to Lead American Carpatho-Russian Diocese


His Grace is presented with the Episcopal Staff. (Photo: Dimitrios Panagos)His Grace is presented with the Episcopal Staff. (Photo: Dimitrios Panagos)On Tuesday, November 27, 2012, His Grace Bishop Gregory became the fourth ruling bishop of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA and Canada, through the laying-on-of-hands by His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. The consecration and enthronement took place at Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Johnstown, PA, and was attended by more than 500 clergy and faithful, including members of Bishop Gregory's family, as well as long time friends and faithful of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese.

The Antiochian Archdiocese extends her prayers for the ministry of Bishop Gregory, and congratulates the newly consecrated hierarch, as well as all of the faithful of the diocese. A photo gallery of the consecration may be viewed, along with His Grace's enthronement address